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Oral history interview with Vladimir Kravchuk

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.28 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0028

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Vladimir Kravchuk, born in 1931 in Kiev, Ukraine, describes an announcement for local Jews to gather in a location with their personal belongings; details of the Babi Yar massacre; hiding his Jewish aunt and a Jewish man; efforts by local townspeople to save local Jews; his father's imprisonment in the concentration camp Rakhovo; relocating to Proskurovo; a German citizen who assisted his family; the Jewish ghetto in Proskurovo; a mass shooting of Jews in Proskurovo; the execution of Soviet prisoners of war by German soldiers; the deportation of his friend to Germany to work, and his efforts to return to Ukraine; executions of local townspeople by German soldiers; and the gas vans used for executions.

Interviewee
Vladimir Kravchuk
Date
2006 April 16  (interview)
Language
Ukrainian
Extent
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:47:45
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